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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've been staying at the Federal Hotel for years and will probably continue to do so - it's not the flashest place, the most luxurious etc... but it's clean, great staff, centrally located and secure and so would recommend it for a few nights stay.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

The only downside was that the hotel was an hour car ride from the airport. The hotel was in the main shopping district with Gucci in every corner. location was great. There was a street food market just in the street behind the hotel which was about a 5 minute walk, but even then there were restaurants and other places...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

i dont know how they rated thia hotel as a 4 stars hotel.. check in was so slow and took alot of time and they checked me in late after 3.15 pm , plus cleanliness is poor. i found a cockroach in the room . i also informed the reception about a problem in the flush of the toilet but...

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Thank Misho M
Reviewed 1 week ago

what an amazing place to stay for the travelers. The room was very good. I stayed in room no. 1401 and it was was very quite that side, moreover, we got to see the petronas tower and Kl tower from my room. It was great place to stay because at night time you will find all the restaurants and shops...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised with this quaint hotel . I like retro and the foyer reception area was excellent . Rooms were good size , bathrooms old but the shower was excellent (in a bathtub but u cant have everything ) Bed was large & comphy made up everyday . Hotel in great position shops galore monorail close and customer...

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Merdeka Wing room stay at Federal hotel was very pleasant. Very reasonable hotel at the heart of Bukit bintang, minutes away from Low yat Plaza, Jalan Alor, Time square, Sangei wang mall. We liked the services and facilities of the hotel. I wish to stay here again during my KL visit.

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a frequent flyer to KL and Federal Hotel was unexpected, in a good way. Despite the old yet quaint lobby area, I was warmly welcomed by the hotel receptionist and was given a room at the Merdeka Wing (Highly recommended, please do request) I was surprised that the room was sleek and modern. It was comfortable, spacious and...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My experience of my stopover in KL was tainted by our stay at the Federal Hotel. I appreciate that the hotel is old but that does excuse the hairs in bath (from previous people), and mould on plastic mat, tiles and basin in the bathroom. I wore my thongs in the combined shower/bath as it was so dirty. The cleaners...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I give this hotel a 3.5 stars.The location of the hotel is great. This hotel is one of the oldest hotel in this area. Cross the street and a min walk you will find Jalan Alor street food. There is also a mall with eateries too. It is close to the train station too. The lobby of the hotel is...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loyalty member for this hotel,merdeka wing room is the best for me,but if u scare noisy please don't take room facing the clubbing area,it will noisy untill midnight,buffet very night,free parking for hotel guest..

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located right smack on Bukit Bintang, surrounded by shopping malls and restaurants (Chinese, Western, Japanese, Korean, Indian and Middle Eastern). The famous Alor Street (Jalan Alor Hawker Street - local foods) is opposite the hotel; and two monorail station are mere 5 minutes walk. The largest IT lifestyle in malaysia, LOW YAT PLAZA is besie hotel's rear entrance. For those who enjoy nightlife; there are pubs, clubs beside the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Federal Hotel

Address: Federal Hotel Kuala Lumpur 35 Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur 55100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Wilayah Persekutuan > Kuala Lumpur
Price Range: $63 - $102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Federal Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 450
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“Definitely insist on a non-smoking room, and if it smells smoky ask for a room change.”
754annmariem, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“rooms of the back side of hotel is quieter.”
muhammadshahriarm, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We had rooms near a night club that went to 3 am avoid those rooms”
bandk18, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The Merdeka Wing Rooms are mostly recommended.”
asmalhh, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Top levels for views”
teddy5877, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
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